Goodbye August

1-handP1090895Au revoir, arriverderci and adiós August. No long goodbye but a wet handkerchief sob for unfulfilled forecasts and a damp dull tail-end to summer days.

“parts of the UK faced the wettest summer ever despite predictions for a dry, hot season…Britain now faces a cold and windy start to autumn with below-average temperatures and gales kicking off September”.

Here is a mop-up of warmer memories as reminder that there were sunny as well as soggy August days:-